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How to take care of Sago Palm

Written by Maggie

Dec 29 2020

How to take care of Sago Palm

Sago Palm is a common tree in life. It likes to grow in warm places, and can not bear low temperatures. Sago Palm has a good meaning and is easy to take care of, so there are a lot of people who want to plant it. It is necessary to have a comprehensive understanding of how to take care of Sago Palm? 

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How to take care of Sago Palm leaves yellowing

Yellow leaves of Sago Palm may be caused by lack of light. If the leaves of Sago Palm are yellow due to lack of light, the yellow leaves can be cut off. After pruning, the plants can be moved to the location with sufficient outdoor light for curing and adequate light for the plants. Plenty of light is good for the foliage, but during the summer, shade is needed.

The yellowing of leaves in Sago palm may also be caused by the lack of water. When plants are in a state of water shortage for a long time, the leaves will gradually turn yellow, turn dry, and even fall off. If the leaves are yellow, cut them off to replenish the plant's water supply, put the pot in a ventilated place, and then adjust the amount of watering to keep the soil moist.

During the growth period of Sago palm, the fertilizer is insufficient and the leaves will turn yellow. If the plant is deficient in nutrition, it is necessary to add fertilizer to the plant in time and pay attention to the concentration of fertilizer. During the growth period of the plant, nitrogen fertilizer is the main fertilizer. Before flowering, phosphorus and potassium fertilizer can be applied in an appropriate amount. During winter, the plant needs to stop fertilization.

Sago Palm needs to open windows frequently to maintain indoor ventilation during maintenance. Plants need to be provided with plenty of fertilizer, water, and light during their growth, and they need to be protected from the cold before the winter comes. In order to avoid infestation by pests and diseases, it is necessary to spray the plants with bactericidal agents regularly, which can be sprayed once every 20 ~ 30 days.

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How to take care of Sago Palm leaves curling

The curl of Sago Palm leaves during planting may be caused by lack of light, soil deterioration, lack of moisture, or environmental discomfort, and measures should be taken according to different circumstances. We need to increase the amount of light when there is no light. The soil needs to be replaced when it deteriorates. We need watering when water is insufficient. When the environment is not good, the environment should be improved.

1. Light for Sago Palm

The leaves of Sago Palm are always green and are often grown as ornamental plants. Some people ask what's wrong with the curly leaves of Sago Palm when they are planted. The curly leaves of Sago Palm may be caused by a lack of light. At this time, it is best to transplant the plant to an outdoor environment with sufficient light for growing. If the light is too strong, the plant should be properly shaded.

2. Soil for Sago Palm

Sago palm has a fast growth rate, so the soil should be replaced every two years during planting. If the soil is not changed in time, the leaves of the plant will be curled up, so the soil should be replaced in time. Sago Palm likes to grow in loose, fertile, breathable soil. The replacement soil can be mixed with leaf rot soil, Garden soil, river sand and vermiculite.

3. Water for Sago Palm

Sago Palm leaf curling can also be caused by a lack of water. Water the plant thoroughly and do not water half the plant, which can make the situation worse. Sago Palm has a certain drought tolerance. When planting, it can be watered according to the change of soil, and try not to leave water every time you water.

4. Environment for Sago Palm

Sago palm is suitable for growing in warm and humid environments. If the plant is placed in a dark and dry environment for a long time, the leaves will curl. It is best to transplant the plant to a ventilated environment for growing. Then spray water around the plant properly, add air properly, and the plant will recover.

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